inspection drones

ANAFI USA Targets DJI: the Newest Parrot Drone for Law Enfor…

Parrot‘s newest drone targets DJI directly on their most vulnerable point: data security rumors that just can’t be quelled. The ANAFI USA offers a compelling alternative: a U.S.-manufactured, rugged and feature-loaded system at a reasonable pricepoint.  While Parrot is currently the world’s #2 drone manufacturer, the company is not afraid …

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Kespry Releases Summer Inspection Drone Upgrades

Courtesy: Kespry Aerial intelligence provider Kespry is launching an updated suite of platform updates focused on inspection drone solutions. The California-based company’s Summer 2020 Aerial Intelligence platform release includes: New Haul Roads Feature Haul roads are complex elements mining and aggregates site managers need to carefully design and calibrate. A well-designed haul road …

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Drones for Utilities: How AI is Redefining Utility Inspectio…

How AI and machine learning algorithms redefine utility inspections as society faces this pandemic. The following is a guest post by Jaro Uljanovs, Lead AI Developer and Data Scientist at Sharper Shape, specialists in automated industrial inspections. Artificial intelligence (AI) boasts a wide range of potential applications, across nearly every …

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Wingtra Drones Help Norway Build Safer Roads.

Coutesy: Wingtra Swiss drone manufacturer Wingtra is helping its neighbor improve road safety and save thousands of taxpayer kroners. The company provides Statens Vegvesen, Norway’s Public Roads Administration with vertical-take-off-and-landing drones to survey roads for data analysis and construction projections. Norway’s road system has been consistently ranked as the safest in …

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The World’s Smallest SuperComputer Could Completely Change t…

Last week, NVIDIA announced the world’s smallest supercomputer, designed for artificial intelligence “at the edge.”  This technology – the continued miniaturization of incredibly powerful computing systems – could transform the drone industry. AI is a buzz word in the drone industry today. Software, hardware and sensor producers all claim to …

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Insurers Reap Safety Benefits from Drone Technology

As part of DRONELIFE’s participation in the FAA’s Drone Safety Awareness Week, DRONELIFE will feature stories according to the themes outlined.  Today, we focus on the drone industry’s contribution to insurance and other business safety arenas. In the insurance world, a culture of safety represents the difference between profits and bankruptcy …

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Mitsubishi Hitachi Launch Boiler Inspection Drones

When compared to Amazon delivery or police operations, power-plant boiler inspection via drone may not seem sexy, but one Japanese company knows such missions can be life-saving. DroneLife Archives Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. is bringing drone-inspection technologies to check out boilers and similar large-scale indoor structures. The conglomerate plans …

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Drone Firm Clobotics Inspects Wind Turbines for Major Europe…

AI startup Clobotics is partnering with European wind-energy company GEV Wind Power to deploy AI-based autonomous-drone blade inspections for turbines “In the wind power industry, Clobotics is the only company to provide an end-to-end solution combining autonomous drone hardware with built-in computer vision, artificial intelligence and data analytics software for automated …

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